continuous carrier


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continuous carrier

[kən¦tin·yə·wəs ′kar·ē·ər]
(communications)
A carrier signal that is transmitted at all times during maintenance of a communications link, whether or not data are being transmitted.

continuous carrier

In communications, a carrier frequency that is transmitted even when data are not being sent over the line. See carrier.
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This type of signal has a continuous carrier (at the transmit frequency) and carries its information in the modulation of the frequency, amplitude, or phase of that carrier.
20 tons; he-a 800 half carrier about 12 to; he-a 600 continuous carrier approx.
By having two we will ensure the UK will be one of the few nations able to maintain a continuous carrier strike presence on the high seas to project our power across the world.

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